Re: Final per cpu consistency patch for -next or late in 3.19 merge period

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Tue Dec 02 2014 - 12:11:21 EST

On Tue, Dec 02, 2014 at 10:57:50AM -0600, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Dec 2014, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > Can you please update Documentation/local_ops.txt and comments which
> > contain __get_cpu_var() and send the updated patch to Andrew?
> Owww.... local_* ops are exotic operations that should no longer be
> regularly used. This_cpu ops create less overhead and
> are simpler to use. Lets merge the prior patch as is and then add this
> documentation patch which may cause some additional discussion.

Sure, I just wanna make sure we don't have dangling references to
__get_cpu_var() which no longer exists. There are also a couple
places where comment text refers to it. Let's please take care of
them too.


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